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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Accident in Dunfermline

    Dunfermline is a town in Fife, Scotland, occupying a little over seven square miles close to the Firth of Forth. The current estimated population is around 50,000 people. It would be unusual if there wasn’t the odd accident in Dunfermline, but thankfully, the few that do happen are usually very minor and don’t result in any injuries.

    You may wonder, however, what would happen if you did suffer an accident that left you nursing some injuries – injuries that may disrupt your daily life, for a short time, at least. If this is the case, you may want to know if there was a possibility of claiming some compensation. The answer would depend on whether there was appropriate evidence of negligence. This means someone else has taken actions that led to your injuries happening, or that they failed to do something that was expected of them.

    More about negligence

    Negligence can mean doing something or not doing something, depending on the situation. For example, if your employer should have provided personal protective equipment for you and they didn’t, leading you to be injured, this could mean they were negligent. Conversely, a car driver may have driven faster than they should have done, thereby causing an accident in which you were hurt.

    There are many accidents that can happen, and many reasons why this could be the case, too. If you are wondering about your own accident, how it happened, and who might have been at fault, you may already know the answer. Conversely, you may be unsure whether you could make a claim. This is when a personal injury lawyer can be a very useful person to speak to. Their experience and knowledge will go a long way in providing the answers you are looking for. Being hurt is never a pleasant experience, but when someone else was ultimately responsible, it can be even harder to cope with the outcome. Does this sound familiar? Are you wondering if you could benefit from some practical advice and support?

    Have you had an accident in Dunfermline?

    If you have had an accident in Dunfermline, did it happen within the last three years? If it is, there is time for you to find out more about making a compensation claim. If you did claim and things went your way, your personal injury lawyer would fight for the best amount of compensation they could get for you.

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    Call Accident Advice Helpline today to see if one of our lawyers could represent you in making a claim. If so, this would be completed on a no-win, no-fee agreement. This means you would have nothing to pay in solicitors’ fees if your claim didn’t result in a compensation payment. So, to learn more, call now on 0800 689 0500, or ring on your mobile on 0333 500 0993. We are here to see how strong your case is, to learn how it happened, and to get the best outcome for you if we can.

    Date Published: 16th June 2017

    Author: Rob Steen

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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